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Life Summary

Name Lola Montez
Alternative Names
  • Maria Dolores Montez
  • Maria Dolores James
  • Eliza Gilbert
  • Countess Marie von Landsfeld

17 February, 1821
Grange, Sligo, Ireland


17 January, 1861 (aged 39)
Brooklyn, New York, United States of America

Cause of Death


Cultural Heritage

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Related Entries

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Occupation *
  • dancer (1855-1856) New South Wales, Australia
  • dancer (1855-1856) Victoria, Australia
  • dancer (1855-1855) South Australia, Australia

* Dates are approximate